William B Collier

8 October 1823–1859 (Age 35)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William B

William B Collier was born on 8 October 1823, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Harriette Eliza Bullard on 19 April 1848, in Callaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1859, at the age of 36.

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William B Collier
1823–1859
Harriette Eliza Bullard
1832–1855
Marriage: 19 April 1848
Henrietta Collier
1849–
Frances Collier
Paulina Collier
1852–
Thomas Collier
1853–1855

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1848Callaway, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    World Events (4)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 7
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 13
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Collar
    Coller
    Collyer
    Colyar
    Colyer

    Sources (1)

    • William B. Collier, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

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